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The big civilizational jump which allowed humanity to leave our hardwired-for-socialism past was the development of agriculture.
by David Archibald - 22/04/2014 - 23 comments
CSW debated a resolution recognising seven genders. This was unlikely to be adopted by the Australian Parliament, but it gave the impetus for the Australian Human Rights Commission to acknowledge 23 genders and Facebook is up to 50.
by Babette Francis - 7/04/2014 - 10 comments
Republicanism-by-stealth has included removing the Queen’s picture from public buildings, replacing the title Queen’s Counsel with Senior Counsel, and eliminating references to the sovereign from the oath of office sworn by government ministers.
by Jeremy Sammut - 31/03/2014 - 31 comments
How does this debate and the ordinary, everyday values it draws on, relate to arguments which appeal to religious authority?
by Max Atkinson - 28/03/2014 - 193 comments
Half a dozen value statements follow. They are mine, and I have been working on them for a long time. If they stimulate you to look at your own, well and good.
by Don Aitkin - 18/03/2014 - 27 comments
Without minimising the differences between The Wolf of Wall St or 12 Years a Slave, or the wildly divergent eras they depict, both share a hellish vision of the market society where everything attracts a price.
by Justine Toh - 12/03/2014 - 10 comments
By analysing contested arenas such as global climate change, military secrecy, and racial ignorance, they showed that ignorance in these areas was the outcome of cultural and political struggles.
by Ken Macnab - 11/03/2014 - 37 comments
Nature provides an antidote to the violence of human life.
by Ian Nance - 27/02/2014 - 112 comments
Nobody forces us to fall in love or to feel happy or sad. Why then do we blame others when we take offence?
by David Leyonhjelm - 25/02/2014 - 4 comments
In response to Andrew: You're entitled to your opinion as a conservative to oppose Marxism, or leftism in general. But get your facts straight.
by Tristan Ewins - 24/02/2014 - 193 comments
When a member of parliament prefers their party's view to that of their electorate democracy has flown out the window.
by Max Atkinson - 21/02/2014 - 13 comments
However, beyond the facts of this particular conflict and company, the incident also highlights a broader issue which receives too little consideration: the role and responsibilities of multi-national companies doing business in zones of armed conflict.
by Jonathan Kolieb - 11/02/2014 - 7 comments

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